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General Development "For years I've tried my damnedest to get away from C. Too simple, too many details to manage, too old and crufty, too low level. I've had intense and torrid love affairs with Java, C++, and Erlang. I've built things I'm proud of with all of them, and yet each has broken my heart. They've made promises they couldn't keep, created cultures that focus on the wrong things, and made devastating tradeoffs that eventually make you suffer painfully. And I keep crawling back to C."
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C++ for me
by telns on Fri 11th Jan 2013 17:25 UTC
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C is nice, and has worn remarkably well, but if I were making the choice between those two for a new project, C++ would normally be the winner.

This may be sacrilege to some, but considered strictly as a technical book, I think Stroustrup's "The C++ Programming Language" is better than K&R's "The C Programming Language" as well.

Edited 2013-01-11 17:38 UTC

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